The student news site of Glenbard South High School in Glen Ellyn, Illinois

The Independent

The student news site of Glenbard South High School in Glen Ellyn, Illinois

The Independent

The student news site of Glenbard South High School in Glen Ellyn, Illinois

The Independent

Dr.Sarah Muneer addressing FMPC members. Source: Mrs. Brittany Palmer

Dr. Sarah Ahmed: Saving Lives and Providing Insight

Arya Nade, Feature Writer December 13, 2022

On November 4, Future Medical Professionals Club heard from Dr. Sarah Ahmed, a family medicine physician at Rush Copley Medical Center. Club members enjoyed learning about what it takes to succeed in her...

All pictures are from the 11/14/2022 principal advisory meeting during the PLC period.

Leadership at Glenbard South with Ms. Santee

Luis Irizarry-Ramirez, School News Writer December 9, 2022

Student Participation Glenbard South hosts many student leaders of different backgrounds and opportunities. The Independent sat down with Glenbard South principal Ms. Jessica Santee to talk about student...

Freshmen Elections

Claire Rogers, School News Writer December 9, 2022

Winter has begun, and so have Glenbard South’s freshman class elections! Elections are not to be taken lightly as every vote counts. This begs the question: why is it important to have student leaders...

The World of AP

The World of AP

Luis Irizarry-Ramirez, School News Writer December 7, 2022

AP’s History Before one can dive into the studying methods of the world of AP, the reader must know a little about the history and purposes of these high school (college) courses. According to Prep...

Glenbard South’s Newspaper Editors present to the District 87 Board of Education

Glenbard South’s Newspaper Editors present to the District 87 Board of Education

Sana Muneer, Co-Editor in Chief December 7, 2022

As Peg Mannion, the Community Relations Coordinator for Glenbard District 87, entered the Glenbard South Library, the section editors of the Glenbard South Independent Newspaper erupted in cheers. “I...

The cast of “When She Had Wings.” Front Row: Grace Rolston, Xander Mills, Alina Dukala, Danielle Allaway, Robert West Back Row: Jules Henry, Aniyah Nelson.

Learn to Soar with the Cast of “When She Had Wing”

Kaitlyn Urbanowicz, School News Writer December 7, 2022

On September 27th and 28th auditions were held for the Glenbard South’s winter play, “When She Had Wings” written by Suzan Zeder.  The director, Ms. Jessica Keuth-Rahtjen, along with Ms. Stephanie...

Photographer: Mrs. Brittany Palmer

Dr. Sarah Ahmed: Saving Lives and Providing Insight

Arya Nade, School News Writer December 7, 2022

On November 4, Future Medical Professionals Club heard from Dr. Sarah Ahmed, a family medicine physician at Rush Copley Medical Center. Club members enjoyed learning about what it takes to succeed in her...

Andrew Lullo, Breanne Crawford, and Maxine Domecka working on the treehouse and mural.

Behind the curtain of ‘When She Had Wings’

Lizzie Pekkarinen, School News Writer December 7, 2022

Through the 17th, 18th and 19th of November the Glenbard South theater department performed the play,  “When She Had Wings”. This magical tale tells the story of a nine year-old- girl who needs to...

Raider Spirit Wall

Raider Spirit Wall

Aminah Ghouse, School News Writer December 7, 2022

Thanks to the class of 2022, Glenbard South students are now able to enjoy the Raider Spirit Wall! The Spirit Wall, donated by the class of 2022 as their senior gift, is located by the main floor stairwells...

The Writing Center

Aminah Ghouse, School News Writer November 1, 2022

As the school year progresses, one may find themself having trouble with certain assignments. Thankfully, in Mr. Joshua Hepler’s Writing Center, students are given an extraordinary opportunity to receive...

The Glenbard Parent Series “Welcomes YOU”

The Glenbard Parent Series “Welcomes YOU”

Emily Puchalski, Opinions Editor October 28, 2022

Ms. Gilda Ross wants you to know that the Glenbard Parent Series (GPS) is here to navigate families with children of all ages and students too.  The origins of GPS date back 27 years ago when Ms. Ross’s...

GBS Model UN ready for a day of debate and resolution at Carl Sandburg Model UN, their first conference of the year! Photo credit: Mr. Ruben Rodriguez

Glenbard South Model UN

Emma Pekkarinen, School News Editor October 28, 2022

Motion to set the agenda to a new season for the Glenbard South Model United Nations team! The Glenbard South Model UN team is looking forward to a new season of learning and fun.  “I liked to voice...

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